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Wine X III: A Weekend Celebration of Wine Kicks off with a Wine Tasting at Akron Art Museum

For Release: May 2008

Akron, Ohio, May 12, 2008 - Want to kick off a great summer weekend in style? Then come to the Akron Art Museum for a lively wine tasting on Friday, June 13 from 5:30 - 9 pm. The tasting party, the first of three different wine experiences during Wine X III: A Weekend Celebration of Wine, will feature an eclectic selection of wines from around the world. As a special treat, winemaker and actor Gary Conway of Carmody McKnight Estate Vineyards will be on hand to highlight the Vineyard's wines and meet and greet guests.

Music and entertainment will be provided by 91.3 FM The Summit, along with appearances by on-air personalities Bill Hall and Heather Burns. Light food will also be served while you enjoy the atmosphere and mingle with other wine enthusiasts. Tickets for the wine tasting are $50 a person with Patron tickets available at $100 a person. To learn more about Gary Conway and Carmody McKnight Estate Wines visit

In addition to the Friday night wine tasting, the Akron Art Museum and presenting sponsor Lexus are pleased to invite you to the other two events of Wine X III: A Weekend Celebration of Wine, the signature Akron Wine Auction on Saturday, June, 14 and an elegant champagne brunch on Sunday, June 15.

For more information about WINE X III: A Weekend Celebration of Wine or to purchase tickets for the Friday wine tasting or Saturday and Sunday events, please call 330.376.9186 ext. 211 or visit

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